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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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Major Scope

  •  Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  •  Gastroenterological Surgery
  •  Bariatric Surgery
  •  Robotic Surgery
  •  Urology
  •  Surgical Oncology
  •  Breast Surgery
  •  Obstetrics Surgery


Citation: Clin Surg. 2019;4(1):2390.Case Report | Open Access

Mesothelial Cyst of the Greater Omentum as an Uncommon Cause of Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Case Report

Haya Swilem, Mhd Kutaiba Albuni, Majdoleen Alkhateeb and Fadi O Al Ahmar

Department of Medicine, Damascus University, Syria
Department of General Surgery, Al-Assad University Hospital, Syria

*Correspondance to: Haya Swilem 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.2390


Mesothelial inclusion cyst is a rare benign tumour that has only 130 cases reported in the literature. Accurate diagnosis and optimal management of this condition remains uncertain. We report a 58-year-old women, whom presents with a vomiting blood. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy showed the presence of severe Esophagitis. MSCT of the abdomen revealed a round cyst measuring (14.5 cm) with peripheral calcification. Final interpretation "consistent with mesothelial cyst with secondary acute chronic inflammation and hemorrhage". The patient recovered well and had no recurrence at 1-year follow-up.


Cite the article

Swilem H, Albuni MK, Alkhateeb M, Al Ahmar FO. Mesothelial Cyst of the Greater Omentum as an Uncommon Cause of Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Case Report. Clin Surg. 2019; 4: 2390.

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